Start developing modern day component based web apps using React 16, Redux and TypeScript 3 with this easy to follow guide filled with practical examples.
Learn the latest and core features of React such as components, React Router, and suspense
Dive into TypeScript 3 and it`s core components such as interfaces, types aliases, tuples, generics and much more.
Build small-to-large scale single page applications with React, Redux, GraphQL and TypeScript
Book DescriptionReact today is one of the most preferred choices for frontend development. Using React with TypeScript enhances development experience and offers a powerful combination to develop high performing web apps. In this book, you'll learn how to create well structured and reusable react components that are easy to read and maintain by leveraging modern web development techniques.
We will start with learning core TypeScript programming concepts before moving on to building reusable React components. You'll learn how to ensure all your components are type-safe by leveraging TypeScript's capabilities, including the latest on Project references, Tuples in rest parameters, and much more. You'll then be introduced to core features of React such as React Router, managing state with Redux and applying logic in lifecycle methods. Further on, you'll discover the latest features of React such as hooks and suspense which will enable you to create powerful function-based components. You'll get to grips with GraphQL web API using Apollo client to make your app more interactive. Finally, you'll learn how to write robust unit tests for React components using Jest.
By the end of the book, you'll be well versed with all you need to develop fully featured web apps with React and TypeScript.
What you will learn
Gain a first-hand experience of TypeScript and its productivity features
Learn relevant advanced types in TypeScript for creating strongly typed and reusable components.
Create stateful function-based components that handle lifecycle events using hooks
Get to know what GraphQL is and how to work with it by executing basic queries to get familiar with the syntax
Become confident in getting good unit testing coverage on your components using Jest
Table of Contents TypeScript Basics What is New in TypeScript 3 Getting Started with React and TypeScript Routing with React Router Advanced Types Component Patterns Working with Forms React Redux Interacting with Restful APIs Interacting with GraphQL APIs Unit Testing with Jest